Lot 26: PABLO PICASSO | Portrait de jeune fille, d'après Cranach le jeune.II (B. 859; Ba. 1053)
27 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Linoleum cut printed in colors, 1958, signed in red pencil, dedicated in orange and blue pencil 'pour Lauguier [t]on ami', an artist's proof aside from the numbered edition of 50, on Arches wove paper, Printed by Arnéra, Vallauris, framed
The print is in good condition, with full margins. Colors are fresh. A 4 1/4 inch skillfully repaired vertical tear in the margin at lower center just into the image. A tiny area of craking in the black ink to the right of the figure's proper right arm. A small handling crease to the left of the figure's proper right arm. A miniscule vertical impression in the black ink at center left edge, approximately 1/2 inch in length. The verso in good condition with a small skinned spot at lower left corner.
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Dimensions: image: 640 by 534 mm 25 1/4 by 21 in